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Fiber Time! a Knit Night

Fiber fun time! Calling all knitters, crocheters, hook rug artists, spinners, and portable loom weavers for a fun get-together evening of socializing and doing what we do best! Held on the last Wednesday of every month. Bring your own fiber and materials to work on as well as a yummy dessert to share. We will keep you updated on the next fiber time! a Knit Night due to the holidays. Fiber time meets on the second floor of the J. Earle Bowden Building, 120 Church Street, starting at 5:30 pm. Please contact Wendi Davis for further information, 850-595-5985, Ext. 111.

Historic Pensacola Village Living History Program

Learn early 19th century cooking techniques and trade-skills from costumed Living History interpreters every Friday and Saturday in Historic Pensacola Village. Cooking takes place in an authentically recreated detached kitchen house using actual 18th and 19th century recipes. Trades demonstrated include broom making, sewing, basket weaving, and wood working. Demonstration schedules vary and are subject to change. Both cooking and trade demonstrations are included with the Village admission. See our Local 15 Coastal Community Spotlight on our Lavalle Kitchen House.

November 2014 Living History Schedule:

  • Tuesday: Daily Living; Colonial Herbs; Colonial Gardening
  • Wednesday: Colonial Crafts and Trades: Candle Making
  • Thursday: Daily Living, Colonial Beekeeping; Colonial Games/Leisure; Gardening
  • Friday: Colonial Crafts and Trades-Woodworking; Colonial Foodways-buttermaking
  • Saturday: Colonial Foodways-Cooking; Soldiering-1812; Colonial Laundress

 

Against the Odds: The Art of the Highwaymen

November 6 - December 28, 2014

UWF Historic Trust is proud to bring Against the Odds: The Art of the Highwaymen to our new Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center as part of Pensacola's newest festival, Foo Foo Fest. The exhibit will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Against the Odds: The Art of the Highwaymen is a traveling exhibit by the Orange County Regional History Center. The Highwaymen began as a group of African American artists who, against all odds, managed to prosper selling their paintings in the segregated South of the 1950s and 1960s. Exhibit was made possible by an ACE mini grant. The exhibit will be on display November 6 through December 28 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center, 119 East Government Street.

Beaches, Creatures, and Cowboys: Florida Movie Posters

November 10, 2014 - February 5, 2015

Florida has provided the perfect backdrop for movie magic for many years. Come learn what movies from Sci Fi classics to modern favorites. Exhibit is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum.

Victorian Holiday Traditions

November 18 - December 20

Learn how the Victorians celebrated the Holidays and how they shaped many of our modern traditions from Holiday decor to Santa Claus.

The program will be at 2:00 starting November 18-December 20.  Visitors will get to see a Victorian home decorated for the Holidays!  Tours are limited to 25 people, please register by 1:30 in the Tivoli High House. Program is included in Historic Pensacola Village admission.

 

 

Gary Monroe presenting The Highwaymen: Florida's African-American Landscape Painters

December 5

Gary Monroe will present The Highwaymen: Florida's African-American Landscape Painters on Friday, December 5 at the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center. Social begins at 5:30 p.m. with the presentation at 6:00 p.m. The presentation is in conjunction with the traveling exhibit, Against All Odds: The Art of the Highwaymen. This presentation is free and open to the public. This program is supported by the Florida Humanities Council with funding from the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs.

 

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